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Kershaw sails to 18th victory

Sep 9, 2014

Kershaw sails to 18th victory

Clayton Kershaw toyed with yet another opponent. Kershaw became the major leagues’ first 18-game winner, Yasiel Puig ended a 60 at-bat RBI drought, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Padres 9-4 on Monday night. Hanley Ramirez tied a season high with four hits ...

Yankees laud Jeter; Royals crash party

Sep 8, 2014

Yankees laud Jeter; Royals crash party

Standing on the field with a microphone, the end of his baseball career likely three weeks away, Derek Jeter remained as cool and collected as his play at shortstop over the past two decades. The New York Yankees honored their retiring captain Sunday with ...

Sep 8, 2014

Rodriguez gets long-awaited callup

The Texas Rangers have purchased the contract of Guilder Rodriguez, an infielder looking to make his major league debut after 1,095 minor league games. Rodriguez got the call Sunday, a day after Double-A Frisco was knocked out of the Texas league playoffs. The 31-year-old ...

Lions spoil Hawks' party

Sep 7, 2014

Lions spoil Hawks' party

Ernesto Mejia hit his league-leading 30th home run in a 3-for-4 outing in support of Ryoma Nogami, who yielded three runs over strong seven innings in the Seibu Lions’ 6-3 win over the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks on Sunday afternoon. A day after Softbank booked ...

Price not right against Giants

Sep 7, 2014

Price not right against Giants

The San Francisco Giants jumped on David Price right at the start, making themselves right at home in another successful game at Comerica Park. Andrew Susac hit a two-run double in San Francisco’s four-run first, and the Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on ...

Sep 7, 2014

Darvish won't pitch again this year

Yu Darvish’s season is over. Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Saturday the 28-year-old left-hander won’t pitch again this year. The three-time All-Star has not appeared in a game since Aug. 9 due to elbow inflammation. Texas began Saturday a major league-worst 53-88 ...

Sep 7, 2014

Confident Tanaka throws bullpen

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, who is currently rehabbing an injured right elbow, threw a bullpen session on Saturday and expressed confidence that his condition is improving to the extent he could be able to pitch in a game before his team’s season ...